James Kendall

James Kendall is the co-owner and editor of SOURCE. He’s been a music journalist since 1992 and spent over a decade travelling the globe covering dance music for DJmag. He’s interviewed a range of subjects from Bat For Lashes, Foals and James ‘LCD Soundsystem’ Murphy to Katie Price and the Sugababes. He’s a keen photographer and has work featured in The Guardian.

Loves / hates

  • Loves: Kodak film
  • Hates: LMFAO
  • Loves: Erland Øye
  • Hates: transcribing interviews
  • Loves: Ellen Von Unwerth
Drako Zarhazar In Toby Amies film The Man Whose Mind Exploded in brightonsource.co.uk

Toby Amies Inteview

Cinecity’s gem for 2013 was this tender portrait of a Brighton one-off by former SOURCE photographer Toby Amies.

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Brighton Source Magazine Closes - website lives on

Source Magazine Closes, Focus Turns Online

It’s the end of an era. Source Magazine is closing but the website will stay, and hopefully flourish, with your help.

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charles green, neal schtumm and pablo contraband, audio brighton in source magazine

Audio’s Resident DJs Interview

2013 has seen the rise of the resident DJ. Charles Green, Neal Schtumm and Pablo Contraband have helped Audio define house music this year.

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Seann Walsh in Brighton's best listings and entertainment magazine, Brighton SOURCE

Seann Walsh Interview

Even for Brighton’s most successful comedian, Seann Walsh is having a spectacular time of it lately.

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Brighton SOURCE pop quiz at The Hope


We’re hosting a pop quiz at The Hope every fortnight from this week on. Come and get quizzy with it.

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Karen in Brighton SOURCE Street Style, Brighton fashion

Street Style, Karen

We’ve decided – it’s the shirt that makes Karen’s outfit (and the cute boots, but let’s concentrate on the shirt a minute).

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Traams Interview

Post-garage krautrock trio will lock you in the groove until you grin from ear to ear. They’re seriously good.

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Foodillic, Brighton's healthy restaurant reviewed in Brighton SOURCE

Foodlilic Review

More of the same for the new Foodilic? Er, no actually – but the quality remains as high as ever.

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Graham Miller exhibition, One Eyed Jacks Gallery. 2nd Aug - 13th Oct

Graham Miller, until Oct 13th

If you like Philip-Lorca diCorcia and Alex Soth you’re going to love Graham Miller’s rich, emotive photos.

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We Love Falafel in Brighton on Brighton Source's food page at brightonsource.co.uk

We Love Falafel

They love falafel, apparently. It’s easily said, but do they actually mean it? Let’s find out.

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Darren Positive, Unsung Hero No.48

To celebrate 21 years of Positive Soundsystem we spoke to the man responsible for many of the best free parties in Brighton.

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Soundcloud sensations Iyes in Brighton SOURCE, Brighton's best what's on, listings and music magazine

IYES Interview

Are they a pop group? A dance duo? An indie band? Yes, IYES are pretty much all these, and more.

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Summer Street Style

Here’s some of the shots we took over summer of cool looking Brighton folk.

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The Wytches in Brighton SOURCE

The Wytches Interview

The Wytches are nowhere near as dark as their music and press suggest. They’re actually a lot of fun.

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Planet India review in Brighton SOURCE, Brighton's best authentic Indian food

Planet India Review

“Authentic homemade Indian food by authentic homemade Indians” is how they describe it – what did we think?

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SOURCE Virgins: A Night At The Opera

We go to the opera so you don’t have to. Actually, that’s unfair, we rather liked it, even though it was pretty odd.

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Traams At SOURCE New Music, Sat 26th Oct

Traams are brilliant live. Absolutely unbelievable. Come and see them tonight.

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Dolomite Minor playing The Great Escape Brighton 2014 line up announced

Great Escape 2014 Line Up Announced

The first 100 bands announced for The Great Escape. See the full line up so far here, and some videos of our faves.

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Eleni Mettyear Format 34 at Create in Brighton Source

Format 34, Fri 6th – Sun 8th Dec

The first exhibition from Brighton’s film-only photography agency who have already had work in Vogue and Vice.

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Namul, Brighton's Korean restaurant reviewed in Brighton SOURCE

Namul Review

Namul might just be the best Korean joint in the North Laine. If you like Japanese, give it a whirl.

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Kevin Smith's Walrus in Brighton SOURCE

Brighton Hoaxer Made Producer On Hollywood Movie

Chris ‘Walrus Ad’ Parkinson tracked down Kevin Smith and has been made Associate Producer on the Tusk movie.

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Natalie Lloyd, Unsung Hero No.46

We chatted to the producer and curator for TEDxBrighton about the event she’s putting on at the Corn Exchange this month.

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Six Of The Best Brighton Buskers

Brighton musicians are broke. So rather than taking to the street begging, many people take to the streets to entertain.

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Restlesslist's Ben in Brighton SOURCE Street Style, Brighton fashion

Street Style, Ben

If you work in a great second hand clothes emporium like To Be Worn Again it would be madness to buy your clothes in Primark.

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Caroline Lucas MP Interview

Caroline Lucas knows all about getting your voice heard. “Yes, you can make a difference,” promises our MP.

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